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Decolonizing Foreign Language Education: The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education: The Misteaching of English and Other Colonial Languages

1st Edition

Donaldo Macedo
January 09, 2019

Decolonizing Foreign Language Education interrogates current foreign language and second language education approaches that prioritize white, western thought. Edited by acclaimed critical theorist and linguist Donaldo Macedo, this volume includes cutting-edge work by a select group of critical...

Decolonizing Educational Research: From Ownership to Answerability

Decolonizing Educational Research: From Ownership to Answerability

1st Edition

Leigh Patel
December 02, 2015

Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the...

Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue

Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue

1st Edition

Anaida Colon-Muniz, Magaly Lavadenz
October 19, 2015

Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue documents the experiences of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counternarratives discuss identity, inequality, desegregation, policy,...

Paulo Freire and the Curriculum

Paulo Freire and the Curriculum

1st Edition

Georgios Grollios, Henry A. Giroux, Panayota Gounari, Donaldo Macedo
January 30, 2015

How can Paulo Freire s progressive and vital contributions to curriculum planning can be made more relevant today for educators, policy makers and anybody involved in education? This book provides a necessary framework as it articulates significant questions. The first deals with Freire s positions...

Pedagogy of Commitment

Pedagogy of Commitment

1st Edition

Paulo Freire
October 30, 2014

This first English translation of Pedagogy of Commitment takes readers deep into the acts and meaning of living a life of community and social commitment. Paulo Friere discusses how, for teachers specifically, this commitment is not only to students, to the underprivileged, or to the education of...

Seeds of Freedom: Liberating Education in Guatemala

Seeds of Freedom: Liberating Education in Guatemala

1st Edition

Clark Taylor
August 30, 2013

Seeds of Freedom is a remarkable case study of liberating education in the remote Guatemalan Maya indigenous village of Santa Maria Tzeja in the four decades since it was first settled in 1970. Clark Taylor's account begins at a time in which the majority of the village consisted of illiterate...

Changing Lives

Changing Lives

1st Edition

Taylor Stoehr
January 30, 2013

Changing Lives recounts the experiences of a dozen men on probation in Massachusetts who took classes for three months to read and talk about great works of literature. The men explored the writings of Malcolm X, Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov, amongst others. In these writings the men discovered...

Culture and Power in the Classroom: Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

Culture and Power in the Classroom: Educational Foundations for the Schooling of Bicultural Students

2nd Edition

Antonia Darder
January 30, 2012

This is a timely second edition of the enormously significant book which changed how teachers and community activists view their own practice. This edition concludes with personal essays by teachers, professors, and community activists explaining the direct impact which Culture and Power in the...

Latinization of U.S. Schools: Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

Latinization of U.S. Schools: Successful Teaching and Learning in Shifting Cultural Contexts

1st Edition

Jason Irizarry
September 30, 2011

Fueled largely by significant increases in the Latino population, the racial, ethnic, and linguistic texture of the United States is changing rapidly. Nowhere is this 'Latinisation' of America more evident than in schools. The dramatic population growth among Latinos in the United States has not...

Freedom at Work: Language, Professional, and Intellectual Development in Schools

Freedom at Work: Language, Professional, and Intellectual Development in Schools

1st Edition

Maria E. Torres-Guzman
January 30, 2010

This book explores the freedom to use the language resources we have at our disposal to learn to our fullest, to engage in inquiry about learning and teaching, and to go beyond the surface in topics of schooling and education. Within a particular school context, the author explores how these...

Uncommon Sense: From the Writings of Howard Zinn

Uncommon Sense: From the Writings of Howard Zinn

1st Edition

Howard Zinn, Dean Birkenkamp, Wanda Rhudy
April 30, 2009

Why Howard Zinn has become one of the most important and influential American historians is perhaps nowhere more evident than in this new book. Few social critics have been as inspiring as the ever-hopeful Zinn and, unlike many historians, Zinn turns historical details toward deeper observations on...

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach

1st Edition

Sonia Nieto
September 30, 2008

Dear Paulo: Letters from Those Who Dare Teach is a heartfelt response from teachers, academics, and community workers to the work of the internationally renowned educator and author Paulo Freire. From newly minted teachers terrified of facing their first day in the classroom to seasoned academics...

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